NESO demands President Rule in Arunachal

Itanagar: Expressing concern over the on-going political crisis in the ruling Congress in Arunachal Pradesh, apex students body North East Students Organization (NESO) has demanded imposition of President?s Rule in the state.

"There is complete breakdown of law and order and common people are unhappy with the Congress government and its leaders," NESO secretary general Gumjum Haider said in a communique here today.

In the state capital there is complete breakdown in law and order due to the government`s ineffective handling of situation, he alleged.

NESO asked All Arunachal Pradesh Students Union to build confidence and mutual trust among all communities of the state and urged all community-based youth organizations and students organisations of the state to think beyond political loyalties for peace in state.

Meanwhile, the peace committee of Arunachal Pradesh PCC in a meeting here yesterday has appealed to all sections of the people to maintain peace and communal harmony and to work unitedly for restoration of normalcy in the state capital.

It asked all Congress workers of the state to create a congenial atmosphere at this juncture.

Both Chief Minister Jarbom Gamlin and dissident leader Nabam Tuki have authorised AICC president Sonia Gandhi to take the final call to end the ongoing political turmoil in the state over the change of leadership.